April 21, 2020

Toxic Tuna: Too Much Mercury?

Like many of my patients, and readers, you probably know that there have been concerns about eating different types of tuna as they can contain methyl mercury.  Some recent news stories regarding children eating tuna have suggested that tuna may be even less safe than previous guidelines advised.  Several groups of researchers, though, have differing opinions on how much tuna is safe for you to eat and that’s what I’d like to tell you about. USDA vs. Other Agencies – Selenium vs. Methyl Mercury First, let me explain to you the concern about methyl mercury.  Tuna, like other fish, absorb […]
April 11, 2018

French Style Sheet-Pan Tuna Niçoise

This is served French style, as a salade composée—each person assembles the elements on a plate and then drizzles with vinaigrette. Simple Sheet-Pan Tuna Niçoise Ingredients: 8 ounces haricots verts or very slender green beans 2½ cups cherry tomatoes 2 Tbs. olive oil, divided Pinch each of sea salt and freshly ground pepper 2 ahi tuna steaks, sear grade (about 8 ounces each) ¼ cup OrganicVille Herbs de Provence Organic Vinaigrette, plus more for serving 4 large eggs 1 cup (about 5 ounces) pitted Niçoise olives 1 lemon (cut into wedges) 5 ounces baby spinach Directions: Preheat oven to 450 […]